September 24, 2008

Just Released! Lionel 30087 Area 51 Spaceship Recovery Train Set



Excavated from the Groom Lake Mining District in the heart of Area 51, a top-secret train hauls a mysterious load to the carefully guarded Groom Lake military installation. High-level government officials and a select group of scientists await the arrival of the train while the guards carefully examine each car as it rolls by. Led by an industrious 0-8-0 steam locomotive, one flatcar holds two sleek spaceships. A tank car is also being hauled, which contains some unknown otherworldly substance soon to be analyzed by scientists at the military base. What other secrets are hidden in the in the refrigerator car, or the illuminated transfer caboose? Unlock your own imagination with this great, out-of-this-world train set!

Included is an All-new 0-8-0 steam locomotive and tender, tank car with fluid, flatcar with spaceships load, wood-sided reefer, transfer caboose with illuminated interior, six alien figures, two straight FasTrack sections, eight curved FasTrack sections, a FasTrack terminal section and a CW-40 Transformer.

The locomotive features Transformer controlled forward, neutral, and reverse operation, an Air whistle in tender, an Operating headlight, an Operating coupler on rear of tender, a Powerful maintenance-free motor, Traction tires, a Puffing smoke unit, Die-cast metal locomotive body and frame. The rolling stock features Operating couplers, Mysterious alien fluid in tank car, Metal handrails, platform, and ladders on tank car, Opening doors on wood-sided reefer and interior illumination in transfer caboose. The length of the set is 58 3/4 and the layout dimensions are 40" x 60".

Order yours today! Lionel 30087 Area 51 Spaceship Recovery Train Set

3 comments:

Anonymous said...

Should this come with three straight sections and a terminal track?

Sheri said...

Hi, According to the product features listed on the Lionel website, it does. Also listed are 8 curved track sections.

Anonymous said...

This train is amazing. my son was very pleased. The aliens that came with it was a great match.